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Visa Services Intern

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Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC


Love What You Do and Why You Do It! 
     Participate Learning is a force for good that connects teachers and students through global education programs to foster human understanding and create peace around the world. We offer purpose-driven, challenging work in a collaborative environment, a flexible and open culture.
What You’ll Do:
     The Visa Department Intern will report to the Sr. Visa Program Manager and will support the Visa and Legal department with administrative needs and any other task relevant to the support process of our international teachers.  We are looking for an intern who is keen to learn about the international education arena and J-1 cultural exchange programs while gaining hands-on experience in a fast-paced business environment.  Attention to detail is a must and experience with international exchange or prior travel or study abroad experience is a plus.


  • Review immigration and travel documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Creating new files
  • Data entry in Salesforce database or Sunapsis visa software database
  • Scanning and uploading of documents into database
  • Review, evaluate and enter/upload data of teacher submitted Annual Reports 
  • Assist with Arrival Orientation for teachers (scheduled during summer months)
  • Other projects as needed. 

Hours: 30-40 hours/week with some weeks requiring overtime hours, evenings and weekend shifts

Location: Chapel Hill office, Durham and DC during Ambassador Teacher orientation.


Experience You Bring:

  • Pursuing or recently completed Bachelor's degree in international studies, languages, education, ro related field preferred.
  • Preference for a current college junior or senior

About You

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Passionate about learning and welcoming people from all over the world, learning about their culture and sharing your own culture and experiences.
  • An active listener and an effective communicator.
  • Flexible with your time and energy and willing to expand beyond the day-to-day expectations of your work. (And the company reciprocates with flexibility!)
  • Believe global education is for everyone!
  • Eager to work in an organized and efficient way to meet time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Strong ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow directions in a face-paced environment. 

What You’ll Love About Us: 
Participate Learning is a B Corporation headquartered in Chapel Hill, NC, that partners with K-12 schools and districts to provide cultural exchange teachers, global education, and language immersion programs in Spanish and Mandarin. As part of our B Corp commitment, one of the essential measures of the success of our business is the positive impact we make on our employees. Our work inspires everyone to be change agents, bringing more empathy and connection to the world.

Due to the nature of our work with teachers and schools, COVID-19 vaccine/booster is a requirement for new hires, however, the company will consider accommodations for disability and religious reasons.